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Smoking The Controversy On Facebook That Everyone Is Talking About

April 13th, 2021

There’s a controversy on Facebook that everyone is talking about. I know, shocking! What is it, a Tuesday? Yes, actually it is. Quick, pick up your dry cleaning before they close. You’re welcome. Of course, every day there’s a new controversy on social media. The social media companies pay people to engage and stoke controversies and then they push them through their algorithm to people they know will get ticked off, to get people fighting, and that’s how they draw bigger audiences, and make more money. The previous paragraph was brought to you by… But today’s... Read More

Davenport’s American Power Systems Celebrating 15 Year Anniversary

January 20th, 2021

American Power Systems, Inc. (APS) is celebrating 15 years of helping commercial and defense clients around the world get the job done with ample vehicle power. The company will mark the anniversary with special events later in 2021, including a ribbon cutting, when group gatherings are once again deemed safe in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. APS was founded in 2006 on West River Drive and moved in 2009 to its current location at 426 West 2nd Street. The company has grown from a one-person business to a multi-million-dollar corporation with offices in four states. APS manufactures and provides... Read More

Quad-Cities Students Encouraged To Apply For $5,000 Scholarship

December 2nd, 2020

It’s time to apply for the Thomas K. Evans Memorial Scholarship, a $5,000 award that will help one student pursue higher education in science, technology, engineering or math. Deadline to apply is noon March 1, 2021. Complete information about the scholarship, including application materials and directions, is available online at www.americanpowerinc.com/scholarship. To be eligible to apply, a student must be graduating from a school located in Bettendorf, Davenport, East Moline, Eldridge, Moline, Pleasant Valley or Rock Island. In addition, he or she must plan to matriculate for the first time... Read More

Davenport’s APS Named Iowa Small Business Exporter Of The Year

March 31st, 2020

The Region 7 Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration has named American Power Systems Inc. (APS), in Davenport, Iowa as the Small Business Exporter of the Year for the State of Iowa and for SBA’s Region 7 (which includes the states of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska). APS president Amy Lank and the export team at APS of Tyler Fangmann, Vince Kresho and Brandy Welvaert were recognized for the company’s increased growth in export markets, their effective use of federal and state export programs, and their overall dedication to exporting. APS has grown from a small shop producing... Read More